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A good score in CMAT is the sum of marks scored by the candidates in each section of the exam. It is the key to getting selected for the selection process. Since the difficulty level of the exam is not so high, there is a large competition among the aspirants to score well on the CMAT exam. In this article, we have provided details about what can be a good score in the exam. Candidates who are appearing for the exam are advised to check this article to get an idea about a good score in CMAT to ensure admission to a good MBA college. It is a national-level MBA entrance exam conducted every year for admission to top B Schools of India. The exam was conducted online by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on April 9, 2022. The total duration of the exam was 180 minutes. CMAT 2022 result has been released on April 29.
What is the CMAT Score?
A good CMAT score is the sum of marks secured by applicants in each section of the exam. The scores of the exam are calculated using the marking scheme decided by the conducting body. Provided below are some of the important factors that affect the final scores of the examination.
Number of Correct Answers
Number of Incorrect Answers
|CMAT Cut-off 2022||CMAT Result 2022 (Out)|
CMAT 2022 Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme
The question paper will be divided into four sections. Those who are applying for Innovation & Entrepreneurship need to attend an additional section. Each section will carry 25 questions. The table provided below will help you understand the detailed exam pattern as well as the marking scheme of the exam.
Name of the Section
Total Number of Questions
+4 Marks for each correct answer
-1 Marks for each incorrect answer
Quantitative Techniques and Data Interpretation
|Innovation & Entrepreneurship (Optional)||25||100 marks|
100 +25 questions
400 + 100 marks
What is CMAT Percentile?
Percentile denotes the percentage of candidates who have scored less than the candidate in the exam. The percentile of the candidate is calculated using his rank in the CMAT exam. The formula to calculate the CMAT percentile is provided below.
Percentile P = 100 x Number of candidates who appeared in the examination with raw marks equal to or less than the candidate/Total number of candidates who appeared
The percentile of the candidate can also be calculated using the formula provided below.
P = ( (N - your rank)/ N) x 100
Here N is the total number of test-takers who appeared for the exam.
What is a Good Score in CMAT?
Candidates who are targeting the top MBA colleges such as Christ University Institute of Management, Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, Birla Institute of Management Technology, Greater Noida, KIIT School of Management, Bhubaneswar, and IMT Nagpur should try to score at least 300 marks out of 400. They should note that the cutoff will vary from college to college so they should check the previous year’s CMAT cutoff of that college to get an idea about what score they should obtain to get admission to that particular college. Check the table provided below to know the expected percentile vs score of the exam.
CMAT Score (Out of 400)
How to Get a Good Score in CMAT?
Candidates who are appearing for the exam are advised to follow a good preparation strategy to score a good score in CMAT. They should check the syllabus of the CMAT exam to know all the important topics that can be covered in the exam. Apart from this, they are also advised to solve the maximum number of mock test papers as well as previous years’ questions papers to get an idea about the exam structure.
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MBA/ PGDM Colleges Accepting CMAT 2022
Provided below are some well-known MBA/ PGDM colleges in India that accept CMAT scores.
INR 2.12 Lacs
INR 4.1 Lacs
INR 4.2 Lacs
INR 8.18 Lacs
INR 2.15 Lacs
INR 5.5 Lacs
INR 1.61 Lacs
Candidates who are interested in admission to any of the colleges listed below may fill out our Common Application Form. Besides this, those who have any doubts regarding the exam may ask questions on the Collegedekho QnA zone.